How I Ruined The Spirit of Thanksgiving with a Metagame

Every year, my friends and I have come together around the time of Thanksgiving in the US and throw a pot-luck style party. Everyone brings something 'ridiculously American' to share and we all eat until we feel sick and then slip into food comas. I don't want to offend any Americans with our bastardised Australian … Continue reading How I Ruined The Spirit of Thanksgiving with a Metagame

The 12 Most Annoying Things About Being a Boardgamer

You know something that annoys me? Articles with meaningless preamble. Games that don't fit well (or at all) on my shelves. Like all gamers, I have a trusty set of Ikea Kallax shelves set up prominently in my gaming area in which I store all my games. It's an attractive, functional and cost effective solution … Continue reading The 12 Most Annoying Things About Being a Boardgamer

Tic-Tac-Toe Deluxe Anniversary Edition Kickstarter

Tic-Tac-Toe Deluxe Anniversary Edition Kickstarter is a fresh reboot of probably the most popular game ever. It has existed in many forms and is known by children and adults alike, but it's finally time for it to be given the Kickstarter treatment we all know and love. Brought to you by Exploitation Games, Tic-Tac-Toe Deluxe … Continue reading Tic-Tac-Toe Deluxe Anniversary Edition Kickstarter

Humorous Boardgame Stuff

The world of boardgaming is rapidly expanding. With that expansion comes all sorts of 'adjacent' stuff, things like reviews, instructional videos, and merchandise. There is also a fabulous and highly entertaining world of boardgame related media being created by lots of talented people across the world. These include skits, comics, parodies, memes and everything in … Continue reading Humorous Boardgame Stuff

Guide to BoardGameGeek Weightings and Ratings, and How to Find Good Games

What's BoardGameGeek? BoardGameGeek (BGG) is the most popular website on the internet for people who are into boardgames to discover, discuss, and give feedback on games. If you aren't familiar with it, you can think of it like Wikipedia for boardgames, with additional community and social media features such as discussion forums, photo sharing, and … Continue reading Guide to BoardGameGeek Weightings and Ratings, and How to Find Good Games